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" I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country... "
Benedict Arnold's Navy: The Ragtag Fleet That Lost the Battle of Lake ... - Stran 76
avtor: James L. Nelson - 2006 - 416 strani
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Outdoor Monuments of Manhattan: A Historical Guide

Dianne L. Durante - 2007 - 302 strani
...fortifications. General Howe had no compunction about ordering him hanged the following day. Hales famous last words: "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." Although barely twenty-one, he became one of the heroes of the American Revolution. CANAL...
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A Crowd of One: The Future of Individual Identity

John Clippinger - 2007 - 272 strani
...he was buried in an unmarked grave. Yet his statue stands in the Old Campus of Yale with his famous last words: I ONLY REGRET THAT I HAVE BUT ONE LIFE TO LOSE FOR MY COUNTRY. To the British, this hallowed American patriot was a terrorist. What is remarkable is that...
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The Real History of the American Revolution: A New Look at the Past

Alan Axelrod - 2007 - 371 strani
...hanging, told an American officer, William Hull, that Hale had died with great dignity and with the words, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." lf Hale did say this, he was probably not being spontaneous. Any schoolmaster would be...
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Performing Patriotism: National Identity in the Colonial and Revolutionary ...

Jason Shaffer - 2007 - 230 strani
...words an allusion to a popular eighteenthcentury tragedy, Joseph Addison's Cato (1713). Hale's dying words, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country," are either a reference to, or a misreported direct quotation of, Cato's line "What pity...
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The Revolutionary War

Charles Patrick Neimeyer - 2007 - 200 strani
...tent Hale was confined on the eve of his execution, noted that upon the scaffold, Hale stated that: "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."48 The Yale-educated Hale was clearly paraphrasing a line from Joseph Addison's Cato, and...
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An Evangelical on the Left

Anna Waldherr - 2007 - 372 strani
...words — spoken not far from where the Trade Center stood, some two centuries later — were these: I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my countr [268C]_ Is there anyone outside the Bush Administration not moved? Is there anyone outside...
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Victorian Hartford Revisited

Tomas J. Nenortas - 2007 - 127 strani
...during the Revolutionary War. He was captured and hanged by the British, with his last words being "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." Col. Thomas Knowlton.s bronze statue was commissioned by the general assembly in 1893....
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Amazing... But False!: Hundreds of Facts You Thought Were True, But Aren't

David Diefendorf - 2007 - 256 strani
...Huron Indians 38 "1 disapprove of what you say..." 216 "1 must get out of these wet clothes..." 221 "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" 210 ice cream 137, 145 icebergs 85, 93 ichthus 51 Idaho 190 "If you can't stand the heat..."...
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The Best Book of Useless Information Ever: A Few Thousand Other Things You ...

Noel Botham - 2007 - 212 strani
...against the impostures of pretended patriotism." "I am not a Virginian, but an American." Patrick Henry "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." Nathan Hale "My hand trembles, but my heart does not." Stephen Hopkins, upon signing the...
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Really Clever Crosswords 2

David Levinson Wilk - 2007 - 95 strani
...on TV 47 Tapestry 49 Literary critic Trilling 50 Actress Skye 52 Product pitchers 53 Nathan Male's "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country," eg 58 Run into 59 Jim Croce's " Name" 60 Great respect 61 1960s march organizers: Abbr....
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